479  
FZUS54 KHGX 222044  
CWFHGX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
344 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
 
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP  
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA  
BAYS.  
 
SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST  
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE  
AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.  
 
GMZ300-230915-  
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT  
60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS  
344 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM  
INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS.  
 
GENERALLY MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  
OCCASIONALLY STRONGER WINDS AND SEAS ARE LIKELY TO WARRANT  
CAUTION FLAGS AND POTENTIALLY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES. THE  
PERSISTENT ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS  
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
GMZ335-230915-  
GALVESTON BAY-  
344 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS, BECOMING EAST AROUND  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY, EASING TO  
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ330-230915-  
MATAGORDA BAY-  
344 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY  
TO CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ350-355-230915-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT  
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM-  
344 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. WAVE  
DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 4 FEET AT 5 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
WAVE DETAIL: SOUTH 5 FEET AT 5 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 6 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVE  
DETAIL: SOUTH 5 FEET AT 5 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.  
WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 4 FEET AT 5 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. WAVE  
DETAIL: SOUTH 4 FEET AT 5 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS, BACKING TO EAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ370-375-230915-  
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
344 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. WAVE  
DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 4 FEET AT 5 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT  
6 SECONDS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 6 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. WAVE  
DETAIL: SOUTH 5 FEET AT 5 SECONDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FEET. WAVE DETAIL: SOUTHEAST 5 FEET AT 5 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.  
WAVE DETAIL: SOUTH 5 FEET AT 5 SECONDS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FEET.  
 

 
 
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